New WISE Brown Bag Lunch Session with Jim Silver

MESJ, in collaboration with Fernwood Publishing, is happy to be offering a “Brown Bag Lunch” session at our upcoming WISE on Friday, October 24th. Jim Silver, a professor at the University of Winnipeg, will be presenting his new book About Canada: Poverty at lunch for any WISE participants who are interested. The session will run […]

The risky business of science

If a student has taken a science class with me, they have very likely seen this clip from PBS’ Thin Green Line, a documentary about the decline of frog populations. In grade 9  Science, I show this video in the context of the Reproduction unit, where chemicals in the environment can change the gender of […]